Snyder, Sonia


Elementary Principal

School Update – Nov 1, 2021

”Peace comes within the souls of men, when they realize their oneness with the Universe, when they realize it is really everywhere… it is within each one of us.” ~ Chief Black Elk School Fundraiser November is the Month of Giving which is a perfect time to reflect and be thankful for what we have

School Update – October 25, 2021

“It’s important to remember that we all have MAGIC inside us” ~ J.K. Rowling Halloween Pumpkin Walk and Dance On Thursday, October 28th we will have our school Pumpkin Walk. Each class will decorate their own pumpkins. On Friday, October 29th, the students will participate in a Halloween Dance. Spirit Wear We are excited to

School Update – October 18, 2021

“Believing talents can be developed allows people to fulfill their potential” ~ Carol Doweck Everyday Counts It is imperative that students attend school on a regular basis and on time.  Students are more likely to succeed in school when they attend consistently.  Please make sure to continue with your positive daily routines to ensure that

St. Marguerite d’Youville Feast day

I have never lost confidence in our Heavenly Father. ~Saint Marguerite d’Youville St. Marguerite d’Youville was born in Quebec on October 15, 1701. She studied under the Ursulines and married Francois d’Youville in 1722. Her husband died in 1730 leaving her poor with six children. Four of her six children died in infancy. She educated her

School Update – Oct 11, 2021

“Not what we say about our blessing, but how we use them, is the true measure of our Thanksgiving.” – W.T. Purkiser Wishing all our St. Marguerite community family members a blessed Thanksgiving weekend.  We are grateful for all your support and trust.  A reminder that there is No school Monday, October 11th.  International Day of

School Update – October 4, 2021

“Believe in yourself and all that you are, know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” – Christian D Larson World Teachers Day On October 5th, 2021, World Teachers’ Day will celebrate teachers with the theme “Teachers: leading in crisis, reimagining the future“. With learning to be an essential part

Weekly Update – Sept 27, 2021

“Every baby matters. Every child matters. Every kid matters. Every student matters. Every story matters.” ~ unknown National Day for Truth and Reconciliation The Canadian government designated September 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Students are encouraged to wear an Orange T-shirt. Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) Residential School

Weekly Update – Sept 20, 2021

“Peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be achieved by understanding” ~ A. Einstein International day of Peace Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. 2021 Theme: Recovering better for an equitable and sustainable world. Fox Sighting We seem to have a fox that enjoys

Weekly Update – Sept 13, 2021

“Follow your own star, it will guide both near and far” ~ Diwa International Dot Day September 15th is International dot day. The Dot is the story of a caring teacher who dares a doubting student to trust in her own abilities by being brave enough to “make her mark”. What begins with a small

Welcome Back – weekly update Sept 1, 2021

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams” ~ E. Roosevelt Welcome Back We are excited to welcome everyone to St. Marguerite’s school for the 2021-2022 year.  This is going to be a year filled with new learning, new adventures and new opportunities.  We are grateful to all the staff